The idea behind online learning and eLearning, is to utilize technology to engage learners with course material in a dynamic and interactive way. Modern online courses often incorporate elements such as rich video production, audio narration, flash animation, interactive learning games, and more.
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We previously published Part 1 and Part 2 of our recap of Bersin by Deloitte's report, HR Technology Disruptions for 2017: Nine Trends Reinventing the HR Software Market. Here is Part 3.
#7) Convergence of Team Management and HR Tools
New software systems like Slack, Trello, and Basecamp are making it easier for teams to collaborate on work, communicate with one another, and manage projects. This trend is indicative of a shift in importance — away from adopting tools that assist HR professionals manage their teams, towards tools that assist employees and managers perform better on the job. This doesn’t mean that HR tech companies are no longer interested in supporting HR teams, it simply means that there is a new branch of HR technology that is meant to be used by individual employees to assist in their everyday work. These HR tools are being integrated into employee workflows, so that they can be used by everyone.
The LMS market is projected to reach $11 billion in worth 2020. With this anticipated growth, corporate training investments are also steadily inclining - there is nearly $4.5 billion being invested in learning management systems for corporate training, as organizations are quick to jump on effective ways to deliver employee training.
LMS Reporting is a) The most sought after LMS feature, b) The feature LMS users are the least happy with, and c) The number one reason people seek to switch LMS vendors.
This is because many of the LMS LMS reporting and analytics solutions fall short in delivering what users need, making the search for a good solution a lengthy process. To make the process a little bit easier, our reporting experts have compiled a list of the 6 LMS reporting features that will meet your reporting needs, and prove the value of your learning and training programs to your stakeholders.
Last week, we published Part 1 of our recap of Bersin by Deloitte's report, HR Technology Disruptions for 2017: Nine Trends Reinventing the HR Software Market. Here is Part 2.
#4) Growth and Evolution of the Learning Market
The market for corporate learning and training is in the process of transformation. What’s driving the change? A few things:
Did you know you can use the Moodle learning management system to make money? Universities, private colleges, technical institutes and all kinds of private online learning providers can offer courses commit a lot of time, effort, and money into developing their online learning programs, increasing the amount of pressure on learning departments to either become cost neutral, or turn a profit. Moodle helps this process by allowing education instituties to offer their online courses – even entire online learning programs – at a profit.
In 2015, approximately 2.4 billion was invested in HR vendors - a 60% jump from the year before, signalling a massive disruption in the industry. This sudden increase in focus on HR technologies has people wondering, where did this interest come from?
One of the major decisions organizations have to make when implementing an LMS is whether to go with DIY (do-it-yourself), or outsourced hosting. Cloud-based hosting is an advanced form of hosting that incorporates greater support and service levels, and offloads the aforementioned duties to the managed hosting firm.
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Lambda is at Educause this week! Since the launch of our LMS reporting and analytics solution, Zoola Analytics, we have been active members of the learning and analytics community. We are excited to learn what our peers have to say, and contribute to the existing discussion around analytics in education. Day two was very insightful, and it reinforced many of the ideas that supported the development of Zoola. Here's our recap.